Mashrafe voices confidence for Tri-nation series final
Bangladesh are all set to face West Indies in the final of the Tri-nation series on Friday at The Village in Dublin.
Tamim Iqbal, Litton Kumar Das and Shakib Al Hasan slashed three consecutive half centuries eclipsing some valiant batting effort from Paul Stirling and William Porterfield thus drove Bangladesh to the home of victory chasing 293 runs against Ireland by six wickets in the sixth match of the Tri-nation series at the Clontarf Cricket Club Ground in Dublin on Wednesday.
Mashrafe, therefore, said, it was not improbable to chase down the near 300 runs as the wicket was quite batting friendly.
“We knew 300 was ok to chase it down,” he said.
“In the bowling, Abu was brilliant. And our batting was really good especially the top-order. We have won three matches in the series and we are confident about the final,”
Batting at number three, Shakib Al Hasan also scored fifty before being retired hurt.
Bangladesh’s second match in the Tri-nation series against Ireland was abandoned due to rain.
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